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What are guaranteed potency herbs?

Guaranteed potency means that the manufacturer of the herbal preparation warrants that it contains the claimed amount or concentration of a particular substance. Sometimes this substance is a known active ingredient. However, sometimes the substance used to indicate potency may only be a marker substance. Purifying an herbal preparation to enrich it with such a marker substance may have no effect on the potency.

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